My Oily Anniversary

My social media reminded me October is my oily anniversary, so I want to recap how I started, why and what these past 4 years gave me.

2015, my son was in kindergarten, the last year and I was just bracing myself for Fall/Winter season. This is always the most dreadful time for all parents. The sniffles, constantly running nose, cough and flu. Even if your kid is healthy, he is bound to catch something from other kids in his class. The previous two years in kindy he had it all and I was looking for advice and possible solutions

My friend just started with Young Living and when she heard me complaining, she recommended Thieves Blend to help. She is somebody I really trust so I gave it a try and signed up with Young Living. At the time, the Premium Starter Kit in Japan was different and didn’t have the oils I wanted so I opted for Basic Starter Kit and oils of my choice. When the package arrived, I immediately opened Lavender and sniffed it…. it was love at first sight. I put the roller fitment on the bottle and carried the bottle on me 24/7. It’s helped me relax, feel better, it helped me ease tension and I just loved it. I wanted to bath in it. It was like magic. That little purple bottle changed my life.

I also started to use Thieves Blend on my son daily to help boost his immunity. I made a roller and used it on the soles of his feet and along his spine in the evening. He loved this little TLC ritual we created and I was happy for the benefits. That last year of kindy, David didn’t miss a day, stayed healthy and strong.

Little by little, I started to learn more about the benefits of those little bottles and got more and more intrigued. I used it on my husband before bedtime and also during massage, to help him relax. He still thought I was bit crazy but enjoyed the massages nonetheless.

And soon, without even realizing how, my friends started to ask me about the oils and soon I had few members under and my monthly orders were basically covered. Wow, how did that happen? I was just sharing my oily love! Being rewarded for doing something I really enjoyed was really amazing. The fact I helped my friends in the process was like a cherry on a cake. I wanted to know more, do more.

I started to study about Aromatherapy and Naturopathy, as I wanted to be able to understand about the oils and our bodies. And I started to hold classes and teach others how they can use these little bottles of magic for their own benefits. And now I have beautiful group of friends, our own Oily Tribe, that supports me, helps me and stands by me. It’s very special bond indeed.

Young Living changed my life. It made me more aware of what I use on my body and for my family. I understand more how to use the gifts of nature instead of reaching for store bought products, that are loaded with toxic ingredients. I have not been in drugstore to buy cosmetics for years. I make it myself. I ditched and switched toxic products from our entire home little by little and now I have the best, yet natural products only.

Our family the stronger and healthier, we truly enjoy the benefits of natural products. And omg they smell great! I always get complimented for the beautiful smell.

So I want to give back this month, to everybody who will sign up through my link and orders either the Premium Starter Kit or other Starter kita with min of 100 PV order, I will be giving out beautiful oily gifts. I have a basket full of goodies ready for new members.

This give away also applies to anybody who reactivates their account or signs up for Essential Rewards order with 100 PV min order.

To sign up for your wholesale membership, follow this Link and choose your starter kit and the products you love. Make sure you send me a message so I can send you your oily gifts!

January 2019 Newsletter

Whether you are cuddling up under a comfy blanket with tea on a cold winter day or enjoying the sunshine during this season, we all have one thing in common: NEW YEAR’S DAY!

The weather may be different but it is a new year for everyone, and that means a chance for NEW BEGINNINGS.

You don’t have to be a New Year’s
resolution type of person to decide this year is YOUR year to take back your health. Join thousands of us as we dedicate 2019 to a healthy lifestyle using Young Living
products. Make it YOUR mission to use one
of your Young Living Products EVERY
SINGLE DAY and to try one new product
every month this year to see how your life
and health transform.

Star or flag this message so you can refer
back to it all month long!

What we will cover:

  • Team announcements, class dates, &
    giveaway!!
  • Featured product this month perfect for
    the new year
  • Monthly YL promos – THEY ARE PERFECT
    FOR YOUR FRESH START!
  • Help 5

Are you ready to focus on full body
wellness in 2019? If so, I am going to make
it really easy for you to get started on a
sustainable path.

Join thousands of others, including me, in a
28 To Elevate wellness challenge that starts
Jan 7th, 2019! It is a 28-day program
created by
GROworkspace, one of my
favorite YL education companies, that will
help you get your year started with
sustainable changes to create a healthy
lifestyle. In addition to the daily lesson and
activity, GRO will give daily tips on how to
use your PSK oils and other YL products to
take your daily lesson/activity to the next
level. In week four, there is an optional 5-
day clean eating cleanse (paleo and vegan-
friendly for those who want to participate).
Suggested recipes and a grocery list are
included in the program.

Access your FREE guide and get more
information
here.

I will be holding several classes during
November. As it is still holidays here, I can
only announce online classes, the rest will
be up in my
Facebook Group once we
decide on the proper date, especially for my
Yokohama Group.

Tokyo members and interested in Natural
Beauty Regime can join me for Beauty
School on Jan 15th. Details are
here

Available to everybody, regardless on
where you live, will be these online classes:

Business Basics – How to grow your Young
Living Business – details
here

GROworkspace is giving away over $100 in
a surprise New Year to Wellness bundle to
help you get your New Year’s health goals
started off right. Hop over to their social
media to enter!

Enter over on FB HERE

Enter over on Instagram HERE

These products will help get your wellness
journey started and support your 28 to
Elevate challenge! Thankfully you can get
them for
FREE this month! Start with
getting your digestive system on the right
track!

Life 9 Probiotic: Get a one-month supply of
Life 9 FREE THIS MONTH* when you place a
190 PV order.
Full-body health starts with a
healthy gut. A probiotic with live cultures is
a great way to make sure your digestive
system has all the healthy bacteria it needs
to absorb the good nutrients and function
optimally! Life 9 has 17 billion live cultures
from nine beneficial bacteria strains!

Have kids? Check out the Kidscents
MightyPro for your kids. A Pre & Probiotic
that tastes like candy!

DiGize Vitality: FREE 5 ml bottle THIS
MONTH* when you place a 100 PV order on
Essential Rewards!
It is a blend of oils that
includes ginger and fennel, which makes it
a great complement to the Life 9
supplement to support your digestive
system.

Einkorn Rotini Pasta. Today’s conventional
food is overly processed and lacks
nutrients. Take a look at all the food and
snack options Young Living offers and
STOCK YOUR CABINETS! Ordering Young
Living food is such an easy way to put
healthy and nutritious food in your hands
every single day.

PanAway: FREE 5 ml bottle THIS MONTH*
with a 300 PV order.
New fitness goals?
PanAway is the perfect blend to apply to
sore muscles and joints. Don’t let being
sore be your new year’s excuse for not
hitting the gym after day one!

Citrus Fresh: FREE 15 ml bottle THIS
MONTH* with a 190 PV order on Essential
Rewards.
New year’s goals can be
overwhelming and bring up a lot of
occasional anxiety when you think about
everything you want to accomplish.

You may already have some of these free
oils because they came in your starter kit…
but it’s always good to stock up! We will use
these oils a lot in the 28 to Elevate
challenge AND they are daily staples to
your healthy lifestyle. Make sure you take
advantage of getting these
FREE by placing
a 300+ PV order on Essential Rewards!

*FREE products listed in this newsletter are
for the US market only. Check your market
to see their monthly promotional items.

300 PV on Essential Rewards – Retail value
and SAVINGS OF $174.02

  • 5 ml PanAway
  • 15 ml Longevity
  • 30 ct. Life 9
  • Bonus Essential Rewards 15 ml Citrus
    Fresh
  • Bonus Essential Rewards 5 ml DiGize
    Vitality

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250 PV – Retail Value $126.32

• 15 ml Longevity

• 30 ct. Life 9

• Bonus Essential Rewards 15 ml Citrus
Fresh

• Bonus Essential Rewards 5 ml DiGize
Vitality

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190 PV – Retail Value $77.96

• 30 ct. Life 9

• Bonus Essential Rewards 15 ml Citrus
Fresh

• Bonus Essential Rewards 5 ml DiGize
Vitality

_______________________________

100 PV – Retail Value $18.42

• Bonus Essential Rewards 5 ml DiGize
Vitality

Need help with what to order to hit the 300
PV level?

After you join the 28 to Elevate Challenge
using this
link you will be able to access and
download this
Next Level Suggestions
shopping list in your individual program.
Use this list to check off the products you
want to order on Essential Rewards. Place
your Essential Rewards order ASAP so you
have the products you want during your
new healthy start. If you have the YL GO+
free shipping subscription, you can
overnight your products for only $10!

How cute is this magnetic essential oils
rack? When you earn five points in the Help
5 program during January, you’ll receive
this magnetic essential oils rack. Details
HERE

Earn 1 point by enrolling a new member
with a Premium Starter Kit, 1 point by
enrolling a member in Essential Rewards
for the first time*, and 1 point by
reactivating a preexisting member with a
Premium Starter Kit. (A preexisting
member must have been inactive for over
24 months.)

*New Essential Rewards enrollment
includes members you get back on the
program who have not been on it for six
months or more.

IF YOU ARE NOT A MEMBER YET, you can
sign up
here and choose your Starter Kit. Or
you can send me a
message so I can help
you choose the best kit possible to
maximize your experience.

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Have a Blessed New Year!
Dont forget I am here for you if
you have any questions! You
can find me at
http://www.oilylove.me

Laundry Much???

I don’t always do laundry but when I do…. oh who am I kidding? I do laundry ALL THE TIME! Family of three, nine year old kid, there is always laundry!

But did you know that how you wash your clothes, what’s in your laundry detergent, influences your health? Your detergent might smell amazing, but it might be the reason why your skin is irritated. Fragrances, preservatives, dyes, and other chemicals in laundry detergent can cause rashes in both children and adults. Laundry detergents contain lots of potentially irritating ingredients. And because your entire body comes in contact with your laundry, you can have reaction all over. Hmmm. Not me. Why?

Few years back I decided to be more careful what I use for our family. As a mother and wife, it is my responsibility to choose the right products we use at home. And I take it seriously.

So I decided to join Young Living Company and go as much toxic chemicals free as possible. No fabric softener and “clean” Laundry soap was part of the whole Ditch&Switch process.

Watch video how I made my Laundry Soap and Stain Remover Spray and recipes are below

https://youtu.be/ynbNKci2r7c

Today I would like to share my recipe for Stain Spray and Liquid Laundry Detergent. Not only both of them are non toxic, they are also very effective, can be done in a minute and very cost effective. Instead of Fabric softener, I add white vinegar to my load and use Wool Dryer Balls with Essential oils for beautiful smell.

Stain Spray

Ingredients

100 ml of peroxide

50 ml of Thieves Dish Soap

1 capful of Thieves Household Cleaner.

Mix together in sprayer bottle and use as needed. When spraying the stain, let it work for about 2-3 min before you wash.

Cost breakdown

Peroxide 99¥, Thieves Dish Soap 292 and 52¥ for Thieves Household Cleaner. So your amazingly smelling, non toxic stain spray costs you 443¥ !!! That’s nothing comparing to about 1300¥ for store bought stain removers that are full of dangerous ingredients.

(500 ml of peroxide costs 494¥, Thieves Dish soap costs 2133¥ for 365 ml and Thieves Household Cleaner costs 3402¥ for 426 ml)

Laundry Detergent

Ingredients

1/4 cup of washing Soda

1/4 cup of baking Soda

3.5 l of hot water

1/4 cup of Thieves Laundry Soap

2 capfuls of Thieves Household cleaner

First, dissolve the washing soda and the baking soda in the hot water. Mix well. Then add the Thieves Laundry Soap and Thieves Household Cleaner and again moc well. Voila, your detergent is ready!

Cost breakdown

Washing soda 68¥, Baking Soda 15¥, Thieves Laundry Soap 588¥ and Thieves Household Cleaner is 104¥. Making this 775 per 3.5 l of detergent. It makes 27¥ per load if I use approx 1/4 cup of the mixture!!!

(Washing soda costs 990¥ per 726 g, Baking Soda is 1858 per 6 kg, Thieves Laundry Soap is 4455¥ per 946 ml, Thieves Household Cleaner is 3402¥ for 426 ml.

All prices are calculated with members price. Retail price is more so it’s very beneficial to become a member.

How amazing is that? Are you in love yet?

Young Living has entire line of Thieves products that can help you clean and maintain your home toxin free. Get in touch with me Here so I can help you started and get you your products with the 24% off members price.

If you are decided you want to sign up for Young Living membership, please sign up Here and fill in your information and choose the right Starter Kit that suits your needs.

I would love to hear from you, how you like our products or if you need any advice!

Oh Skin So Smooth

We all know that amazing feeling after Spa treatment when your skin feels and smells so good, you just want to keep sniffing your own arms😂😂😂

I love to replicate that feeling as much as possible so I create my own skin products from the finest ingredients. Only the best, right? Body Butter is one of my specialities. I have been hunting for the perfect texture for a while now. And I finally achieved it. That merengue like texture that stays soft even when it gets colder. So what did I use?

The ingredients are simple but bare in mind my recipe makes about ten 200 ml jars of Body Butter so if you’re making just for yourself, you have to do the math. But why not give Oily gifts to your loved ones instead of buying things from stores?

Smooth Skin Body Butter

500 g of Pure Shea Butter

250 g of Organic Coconut Oil

200 ml of Pure Jojoba Oil

30 drops of Young Living Lavender Essential Oil

30 drops of Young Living Elemi Essential Oil

In a double boiler, first melt the Shea Butter as that takes the longest. Once almost melted, add the Coconut oil. When completely melted, take off the double boiler and add the Jojoba Oil. Mix well together so the ingredients combine

Let it harden. This was a challenge this time around because even though it’s November, the day was very warm and my mixture was not getting hard enough even hours after. I had to remove few things from my fridge and put the bowl there.

Once your mixture hardens, start whipping, using a mixer. I love my Kitchen Aid, because it does the job perfectly and I don’t have to hold it.

Getting the right stiffness of the mixture before you start whipping is crucial. If you let it harden too much, it won’t be smooth enough. Trust me, I’ve made that mistake once or twice.

At this point, add your essential oils. This time I chose Lavender and Elemi. At the end of this post I will explain why I chose these two oils.

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After you added the essential oils, keep whipping for about 3-4 min. Scrape the sides of the bowl and whip some more. You want thick, smooth texture. Transfer in sterilized jars and close the lids.

So why did I use Lavender and Elemi Essential oils?

I love Lavender for my skin. It is very calming and has amazing scent. Not only that, it has proven antimicrobial properties, meaning it helps to prevent bacteria and fungi to grow. So when applied on skin, it helps with itchiness and may prevent infections. It is also used as a home remedy for burns and skin inflammation. I use Lavender after sun exposure because it helps my skin to recover. And I always have it handy when I’m ironing😜. Lavender helps with many different skin issues and is baby friendly, so you can use it for whole family.

Elemi is another very calming, beautifully smelling oil. It has great healing properties. When diffused, it helps relieve stress and anxiety. Using Elemi helps boost immunity system and supports respiratory health. For skin, it has calming and healing effects and acts as a tonic for our body.

So combination of these two essential oils in this Butter butter makes a beautiful, calming mixture.

Naturally, I only use and recommend Young Living Essential oils. I made a blog post about it so you can read it or send me a message and I’ll explain the Why’s

If you would like to start with Young Living, you can create your own Wholesale account Here. Your own account will give you immediate access to over 650 amazing products. To start, choose Starter Kit of your choice. I recommend the Premium Starter Kit with Diffuser and 11 amazing oils, some other samples and accessories.

If you would like to discuss your options, send me a Message. I’ll be happy to answer all you questions.

It’s Lip Balm Time Of The Year

With fall comes the crisp air, wind and cracked, dry lips. We all love having soft lips though, right? So we run to first drugstore to buy lip balm. Some are better than others but the best is the one you make yourself. Why?

Many store bought lip balms contain irritants and basically the more we put on, the less luscious our lips feel. Some of these ingredients can also cause inflammation and dehydration of the lips. We definitely do not want that.

So best to make it yourself so you know what you put in. For added flavor and benefits, I add Essential oils. For my newest batch of lip balms, I used Spearmint Essential oil. I love the smell, the taste and how it naturally plumps the lips. Before, I used Orange and Frankincense, both were yummy. It is really up to you what oil you use.

I use beeswax in my recipe so I am well aware it is not vegan, I would love to hear your tried vegan recipe too! Please do share with me.

Here is my recipe

Ingredients

1.5 tbsp of Beeswax

2 tbsp of organic coconut oil

2 tbsp of coconut butter

15 drops of Spearmint Essential oil

This will make about 9 or 10 lip balms.

Method

First of all, prepare your lip balm containers next to your stove. On a double boiler, start melting the beeswax.

It takes the longest. Once almost melted, add the coconut oil and cocoa butter and melt completely.

Remove from heat and quickly add the essential oils, mix together and pour into the containers. You really need to act quickly as the lip balms start to set.

I like using glass measure cup in the double boiler, because it’s easy to pour from it. This is very simple, failproof recipe. Even my 9 yo son was able to make it by himself! So it gives you great activity with kids. They will love making their own lip balm and will be more willing to use it. Or gift it to family and friends!

You know I love using Young Living Essential oils only. I have my reasons why I only trust this company. If you would love e to learn more, you can get in touch with me through this page and I’ll be very happy to explain.

If you want to order some Young Living Essential oils, you can either click Here and create your own account or send me a Message and I’ll help you get you the best deal on your oils.

I would love to hear from you, how you love the lip balms and if you have any modifications to the recipe.